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  1. Adobe Acrobat Pro XI vs. Adobe Acrobat DC

    Can we get the Acrobat XI version of the Scanning stuff back? This multiple page setup in order to get to scanning a document is horrendous. When you update things, try to avoid bloating them into more steps, more bells and whistles that are just eye candy and do little to enhance anything....I like when we go update and find out that the newer version has less garbage on it, less junk added to it for overall performance gain instead of the industry standard of new versions = more bloated programming = less productivity and horrible GUI - Why does…

    86 votes
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    Under review  ·  31 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. It would be great if Acrobat was multi=threaded. I routinely have to OCR 4000 page documents which almost always fail and take hours

    Acrobat needs to be multithreaded. I have a top of the line machine with 32g of ram and an I7-6700k processor an m2 SSD, yet am unable to successfully run OCR on a 4000 page document without splitting it up into 250-500page chunks, which is cumbersome. Even then, acrobat will only use 12% of my resources.

    62 votes
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    Under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Shortcut for Create PDF from Scan

    Create shortcut on Home page to "Create PDF from Scan". A lot of users primarily use Acrobat to create pdfs from paper. It shouldn't take 4 mouse clicks to get this done. Also, there is now no way to use keyboard shortcuts to effect a scan. Alt-F-R-S is as far as one can go because the new blue Scan button does not have a keyboard shortcut.

    23 votes
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    Under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Please add Bengali language support for OCR

    With over 250 million speakers, Bengali is the seventh most spoken native language in the world. Unfortunately there is no Bengali language support for OCR in Adobe Acrobat Pro. It would be extremely helpful for Bengali language community if Bengali is added in OCR. Thank you.

    12 votes
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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow One Button Scanning

    Please create a shortcut that would allow the creation of a scanned document. Too many clicks to create pdf from scan. Your attitude seems to be the more clicks the better.

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Mohit Kumar responded

    Hi Robert,
    Thanks for reporting your concern. We will forward this request to the engineering team.
    We would keep track of this request and keep you updated with the status of the request.

    Regards,
    Mohit Kumar

  6. crashes when scaning multiple pages

    crashes when scaning multiple pages

    8 votes
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  7. Option to eliminate words with mixed number and letters in OCR

    Provide a check off that functions to prevent the OCR from mixing numbers and symbols in words.
    For example: Custodian should not be read Cu&t0d1an - only letters should be recognized in words.

    8 votes
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  8. Acrobat Pro DC crashes randomly after scan

    After scan from HP Officejet Pro 8620, Acrobat just closes/crashes. Random occurrence.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Mohit Kumar responded

    Hi,

    We regret the inconvenience that you are facing. I will take this issue with the engineering team and let you know as soon as a solution is available.

    Regards,
    Mohit Kumar

  9. Better deskew object tool

    Have a single deskew tool using handle to rotate or enter degrees to get the best results

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for reporting your concern. As of now there is no such option. I will share this idea with the team.
    We will get back to you if there is any update.

    Thanks.

  10. Please add tamil language in OCR

    Kindly add tamil language support in ocr and other tools

    7 votes
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  11. After OCR, would like spell check feature to review OCR errors beyond correct recognized text feature

    After OCR, would like spell check feature to review OCR errors beyond correct recognized text feature. OCR has errors. Also, would like to have the option to tell OCR to search but selectively remove symbols from OCR responses. many documents have no "~" or "|" (shift backslash) also would like to eliminate the search for British pound symbol. The user would then selectively help the OCR to eliminate some responses.

    6 votes
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  12. I used to be able to clean up my scanned documents by clicking the "spots" and deleting. Now I am unable to do this.

    I was able to do this in the past. The most recent update must have removed the ability. I would select the "spot" or the edge of the page where the document feeder skewed the page in the scanner, then hit delete. Now I am unable to do this. I want to be able to present clean documents.

    5 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    If I am not wrong you are using edit functionality of Acrobat. There you can select the edge or small bounding ox and delete it if it is not required.
    If not please use Edit tool.

    If you are facing any issue on any file please share the files.

    Thanks.

  13. Machine Learning Form Analysis

    After OCR recognition provide a facility not just for correcting the text, but for meta-data labeling of fields and regions. This data would make machine-learned document management much more effective.
    For example, the automated extraction of data from Insurance company EOBs. You might argue, of course, that this is not in Adobe's balliwick, but I'd argue that this is a natural addition to your commenting tools.

    5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for reporting your concern.
    For the first question, ability to correct OCRed text. This functionality is already there. Go to Tools> Enhance scan> Recognize text> Correct Recognize text

    For the 2nd query I will raise a feature request for you. We will look into this and inform you if there is nay update.

    Thanks.

  14. Unable to change Acrobat DC default settings

    Acrobat DC doesn't remember settings of action "Create PDF file from scanner", in Output: i have to manually select "Multiple files" instead of the default "One File",
    and when saving files at the end of the scan, i have each time to change the default acrobat directory.

    4 votes
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  15. Please add Vietnamese language support for OCR

    Other products such as as ABBYY Fine Reader can be use OCR for Vietnamese language. So, please consider to add Vietnamese language in your product.

    3 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Mohit Kumar responded

    Hi Trung,

    Thanks for reporting your concern. We will forward this request to the engineering team.
    We would keep track of this request and keep you updated with the status of the request.

    Regards,
    Mohit Kumar

  16. 3 votes
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  17. OCR Japanese (maybe other language, too)

    This is a bug report.

    In macOS,
    'language' of application and OCR language have to be the same.
    Otherwise it won't work.

    In Windows,
    this bug doesn't exist.

    Details are discussed as following.
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2353148
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2353145

    3 votes
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  18. OCR in 2 languages. I index everything. Currently I have to hold two copies of files containing (for example) Chinese and English.

    OCR in 2 languages. I index everything. Currently I have to hold two copies of files containing (for example) Chinese and English. A related issue is papers with special symbols. Lots of technical papers in English use Greek-letter symbols. Acrobat does an amazingly good job at reading Classical Chinese characters (slow, but worth the wait). If it can handle that, it ought to be able to handle multiple alphabets.

    3 votes
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  19. 2 votes
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  20. Make field wider for correcting scanned text

    When viewing and correcting scanned text, the field is so small as to not include the whole word. Also, it would be much easier to just retype the correct text directly in the document

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